Recode Decode

Kara Swisher, Silicon Valley’s most revered journalist, hosts candid interviews with tech execs, politicians, celebrities and more about their big ideas and how they’re changing our world. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Episodes
May 28, 2020 Jon Mooallem: How one city, united by radio, pulled together after an earthquake
New York Times Magazine writer-at-large Jon Mooallem talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his newest book, This Is Chance!: The …
May 26, 2020 Phil Howard and Emily Bell: Disinformation in 2020, from "Plandemic" to Bill Gates to "Obamagate"
Phil Howard, the Oxford Internet Institute director and author of Lie Machines, and Emily Bell, the director of Columbia University's …
May 24, 2020 Dara Khosrowshahi: How Uber is changing and being challenged by a global pandemic
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Uber's evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic, how it's preparing …
May 22, 2020 Brian Chesky: These 9 weeks were the most stressful in Airbnb’s history
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky returns to Recode Decode to talk with Kara Swisher about how the company is "going back …
May 19, 2020 Gene Sperling: Now is the perfect time to fix economic dignity in America
Former Clinton and Obama economic advisor Gene Sperling talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, Economic Dignity, and …
May 17, 2020 Casey Newton and Louie Swisher: How quarantine is changing consumer tech and education
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with the Verge's Casey Newton and her older son, Louie Swisher, about how the COVID-19 pandemic …
May 14, 2020 Jon Meacham: America's history can teach us how to hope for our future
Historian and bestselling author Jon Meacham talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new podcast Hope Through History, which shows …
May 12, 2020 Maye Musk: The adventure of raising Elon, Kimbal, and Tosca — and the joys of life and work *after* they grew up
Model and dietitian Maye Musk (the mother of Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, entrepreneur Kimbal Musk, and filmmaker Tosca Musk) talks …
May 10, 2020 Joe Walsh: Joe Biden doesn’t need to campaign — 2020 is all about Trump
Former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he tried to primary Donald Trump earlier this …
May 7, 2020 Scott Galloway: Tenure for college professors is bullshit, how COVID-19 will revolutionize healthcare, and what the first trillionaire will do
NYU Professor and Pivot co-host Scott Galloway returns to Recode Decode to talk about his new show on Vice TV, …
May 5, 2020 Alexis Coe: What they don't tell you about George Washington
Political historian Alexis Coe talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her latest book, You Never Forget Your First: A Biography …
May 3, 2020 Alex Kantrowitz: The pandemic will make tech giants even more powerful
BuzzFeed News reporter Alex Kantrowitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, Always Day One: How The Tech …
April 30, 2020 Ryan Murphy: What if Hollywood had welcomed diversity from the beginning?
TV producer Ryan Murphy — who created or produced shows like Glee, 911, and American Horror Story — talks with …
April 28, 2020 Dave Asprey: How to be a biohacker
Bulletproof founder and former CEO Dave Asprey talks about the invention and current state of “biohacking," how his blog for …
April 26, 2020 Nikole Hannah-Jones: We're finally recognizing the workers who have always been "essential"
New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the coronavirus pandemic is magnifying inequality …
April 23, 2020 Sarah Kendzior: We're still in denial about Donald Trump
Bestselling author and Gaslit Nation co-host Sarah Kendzior talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, Hiding in Plain …
April 21, 2020 Tim Ferriss: You’re not Isaac Newton! Give yourself a break for being unproductive right now.
Bestselling author, investor, and podcaster Tim Ferriss talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his advice for people coping with the …
April 19, 2020 Mark Cuban: Capitalism must get kinder, Trump has done okay, and “universities are fucked"
Investor, Dallas Mavericks owner, and Shark Tank co-host Mark Cuban talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about what capitalism and entrepreneurship …
April 16, 2020 Mayor London Breed: How San Francisco is flattening the curve
San Francisco Mayor London Breed talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why she was one of the first local leaders …
April 14, 2020 Jeffrey Katzenberg: It's not TV (or HBO, or Netflix). It's Quibi.
Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the first week of the short-form video app — which …
April 12, 2020 Sarah Frier: The inside story of Instagram and how it has changed since the founders left
Bloomberg technology reporter Sarah Frier talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, No Filter: The Inside Story of …
April 9, 2020 Adam Grant: How quarantine will transform the way we work
Organizational psychologist Adam Grant, the author of "Originals" and host of the podcast "WorkLife," talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
April 7, 2020 Niall Ferguson: How viruses (and fake news stories) spread, and how America screwed up its coronavirus response
Historian Niall Ferguson, the author of bestselling books such as The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower, …
April 5, 2020 Kevin Systrom: What we can learn about coronavirus by looking at the data
Instagram co-founder and former CEO Kevin Systrom talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the data analysis he has conducted and …
April 2, 2020 David Plouffe: How to beat Donald Trump, and how coronavirus will change the election
Former Obama advisor David Plouffe — who since leaving the White House has worked with Uber, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, and …
March 31, 2020 Episode 500: Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield on coronavirus, working from home, and Slack's redesign
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how coronavirus changed everything for Slack and its customers, the …
March 29, 2020 Gary Vaynerchuk: The coronavirus crisis will force businesses to be better
VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the impact of covid-19 on entrepreneurship, why he stopped investing …
March 26, 2020 Deepak Chopra: "If this doesn't bring us together, then we deserve whatever happens"
Dr. Deepak Chopra talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how to cope with the global threat posed by coronavirus, the …
March 24, 2020 Chamath Palihapitiya: "The investing landscape is done,” taxes will go up, and a two-week lockdown is inevitable
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how long it will take to recover from the …
March 22, 2020 Ben Hubbard: How Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman became a feared leader and cyber criminal
Ben Hubbard, the Beirut bureau chief for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, …
March 19, 2020 Andrew Yang: Sending everyone money makes even more sense in a crisis like coronavirus
Former 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the growing popularity of government programs to send …
March 17, 2020 "After Truth": New HBO documentary explores the cost of "fake news"
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with three of the brains behind the new HBO documentary After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost …
March 15, 2020 Maggie Haberman: How coronavirus changes everything for President Trump
Maggie Haberman, the White House correspondent for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the rest …
March 12, 2020 Ron Klain: The coronavirus outbreak is just getting started in the US
Epidemic co-host Ron Klain, who led the White House's ebola response under President Obama, talks to Recode's Kara Swisher about …
March 10, 2020 Dr. Lloyd Minor: Why we shouldn’t panic about coronavirus, and should start taking precision medicine seriously
Dr. Lloyd Minor, the dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the novel coronavirus …
March 8, 2020 Mark Lemley: Innovation in tech suffers when we focus on the "exit"
Stanford Law School professor Mark Lemley talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Silicon Valley's obsession with startups getting an "exit" …
March 5, 2020 Aicha Evans and Jesse Levinson: Self-driving taxis will be here in 2021
Zoox CEO Aicha Evans and CTO Jesse Levinson talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their development of a fully autonomous …
March 3, 2020 Dan Pfeiffer: The real problem isn't Trump — it's the other Republicans
Pod Save America co-host and former Obama advisor Dan Pfeiffer talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, Un-Trumping …
March 1, 2020 Jason Calacanis: TikTok should be banned, Tim Cook doesn't have enough "chutzpah," and Uber will be fine
Inside CEO and This Week in Startups host Jason Calacanis talks with Kara Swisher about the future of Uber after …
Feb. 27, 2020 Conor Dougherty: San Francisco’s housing crisis is coming for your city next
New York Times reporter Conor Dougherty talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, Golden Gates: Fighting For Housing …
Feb. 25, 2020 Jorge Ramos: Bernie Sanders might have just lost Florida
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how much of the Latino vote President Trump might get …
Feb. 23, 2020 Steven Levy: Mark Zuckerberg was blinded by his need to compete
Technology journalist and Wired editor-at-large Steven Levy talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, Facebook: The Inside Story, …
Feb. 20, 2020 Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler: "The Future Is Faster Than You Think"
Authors Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their latest book together, The Future Is Faster …
Feb. 18, 2020 Caleb Scharf: Living on Mars is complicated, actually
Caleb Scharf, the director of Astrobiology at Columbia University, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the under=discussed dangers humans would …
Feb. 16, 2020 Corey Johnson: How to fix transportation in New York City
Corey Johnson, the Speaker of the New York City Council and an candidate in the 2021 mayoral race, talks with …
Feb. 13, 2020 David Kaye: How the Saudis hacked Jeff Bezos' phone
David Kaye, the special rapporteur for freedom of opinion and expression at the United Nations, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
Feb. 11, 2020 Larry Ingrassia: How Warby Parker, Dollar Shave Club and other disruptors became billion-dollar companies
Journalist Larry Ingrassia talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about his new book, Billion Dollar Brand Club: How Dollar Shave …
Feb. 9, 2020 Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker: Trump doesn't care if he lies, and his supporters don't, either
Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new book, A Very Stable …
Feb. 6, 2020 Mark Surman: We have to fight for the future of the internet
Mozilla Foundation executive director Mark Surman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why the internet needs a "public option," how …
Feb. 4, 2020 Anna Wiener: The dark side of the tech industry's seductive culture
Anna Wiener, a contributing writer for the New Yorker and the author of the new book Uncanny Valley: A Memoir, …
Feb. 2, 2020 Dave Eggers: What Democrats get wrong about Trump
Writer and McSweeney's founder Dave Eggers talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest novel, The Captain and the Glory, …
Jan. 30, 2020 Franklin Leonard: Greed can combat Hollywood’s bias
The Black List founder Franklin Leonard talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he accidentally created one of the most …
Jan. 28, 2020 Ezra Klein: Parties, not policy, are "Why We're Polarized"
Vox.com co-founder Ezra Klein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, Why We're Polarized, the rise of systemic …
Jan. 26, 2020 Annalee Newitz: Why real time travel would look a lot like Wikipedia
Sci-fi novelist and science journalist Annalee Newitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new book, The Future of Another …
Jan. 23, 2020 Numa Perrier and Tiffany Tenille: In new Netflix film "Jezebel," the sex industry goes online
Numa Perrier and Tiffany Tenille, the director and star of the new Netflix film Jezebel, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher …
Jan. 21, 2020 The L Word: Why the cast reunited for "Generation Q"
The L Word creator Ilene Chaiken and actors Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig, and Leisha Hailey talk with Recode's Kara Swisher …
Jan. 19, 2020 Kirsten Green: The four types of startups
Forerunner Ventures founder and managing partner Kirsten Green talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the thinking behind her investments in …
Jan. 16, 2020 Ben Silbermann: How Pinterest is trying to make its users feel better
Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about deliberately engineering happiness into the site, expanding into commerce, and …
Jan. 14, 2020 Jeanette Winterson remixes "Frankenstein" with AI, queer love, and cryogenics in "Frankissstein"
Writer Jeanette Winterson talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her latest book, Frankissstein: A Love Story. Winterson discusses the intertwined …
Jan. 12, 2020 Jason DeParle: How poverty and global migration intersect
New York Times reporter Jason DeParle talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, A Good Provider Is …
Jan. 10, 2020 Megan Rapinoe: I'm not running for office because Democrats have standards
Megan Rapinoe, the co-captain of the US Women's National Soccer Team, returns to Recode Decode to talk with Recode's Kara …
Jan. 8, 2020 David Epstein: Why successful people don't do only one thing well
Journalist and bestselling author David Epstein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, Range: Why Generalists Triumph …
Jan. 5, 2020 The Swisher family: What Kara’s relatives think about tech, privacy, and Fox News
Kara Swisher convenes her brother, her sons, her mother and her fiancée to talk about their tech habits and how …
Jan. 2, 2020 Bruce Schneier: How insecure, unregulated tech is endangering the world
Security researcher Bruce Schneier talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his recent book, Click Here to Kill Everybody. He also …
Dec. 31, 2019 (Bonus) How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping Fake News
If you like Recode Decode, we think you'll also like Function with Anil Dash. Here's a recent episode about stopping …
Dec. 29, 2019 Best of 2019: Our favorite moments on Recode Decode this year
Recode's Kara Swisher, her executive producer Erica Anderson, and her producer Eric Johnson discuss their favorite Recode Decode interviews from …
Dec. 19, 2019 Liz Plank: "A new vision for mindful masculinity"
Journalist Liz Plank talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her recent book, For the Love of Men: A New Vision …
Dec. 17, 2019 Dylan Collins: An "existential crisis" for the internet — it wasn't designed for kids
SuperAwesome CEO Dylan Collins talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he got interested in children's digital privacy at a …
Dec. 15, 2019 Tom Steyer: Big business bought and broke the US government
2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with Recode's Teddy Schleiefer about income inequality and the need for a wealth tax …
Dec. 12, 2019 Ben Mezrich: The Winklevoss twins’ second act as "Bitcoin Billionaires"
Writer Ben Mezrich talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his latest book Bitcoin Billionaires and his previous books, including The …
Dec. 10, 2019 Margaret O'Mara: Silicon Valley doesn't understand its own history
Historian Margaret O'Mara talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her latest book, The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of …
Dec. 8, 2019 Neal Katyal: Why Donald Trump will be removed from office
Neal Katyal, a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book Impeach: …
Dec. 5, 2019 Nadav Goshen: What 3-D printing needs before it's ready for mainstream consumers
MakerBot CEO Nadav Goshen talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's Method X industrial printer, which Goshen says will …
Dec. 3, 2019 Andrea Matwyshyn: We already have the internet of things. The "internet of bodies" is next.
Andrea Matwyshyn, the associate dean of innovation at Penn State Law, talks with Kara Swisher's executive producer, Erica Anderson, about …
Dec. 1, 2019 Deborah Rutter: How tech has changed performing arts — for the better
Deborah Rutter, the president of Washington, DC's John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
Nov. 26, 2019 Rick Smith: The ethics of designing body cameras and other police tech
Axon CEO Rick Smith talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his company's best known product (the Taser), how it's thinking …
Nov. 24, 2019 Barry Friedman: Is technology making police better — or worse?
Barry Friedman, the director of The Policing Project at New York University's School of Law, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
Nov. 21, 2019 Innovation in the midwest: Entrepreneurship outside of Silicon Valley
Recode's Kara Swisher and her executive producer Erica Anderson talk with a panel of entrepreneurs in Valparaiso, Indiana: Sarah Hallberg, …
Nov. 19, 2019 Jana Messerschmidt: How do we get more women on the cap table?
Venture capitalist Jana Messerschmidt, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how she became a partner at Lightspeed and the co-founder …
Nov. 17, 2019 Susan Rice: Trump's foreign policy is not "America first," it's "me first"
Susan Rice, the former US ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Advisor under President Obama, talks with Recode's …
Nov. 14, 2019 SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson: CEOs are not royalty, and dual class stock should not last forever
Robert Jackson, one of the five commissioners on the Securities and Exchange Commission, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how …
Nov. 12, 2019 Alexis Ohanian: All parents, including dads, should have six months of paid family leave
Reddit co-founder and Initialized Capital managing partner Alexis Ohanian talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he became a "dadvocate" …
Nov. 10, 2019 Ted Baxter: A massive stroke changed my life "for the better"
Writer and health advocate Ted Baxter talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his book, Relentless: How a Massive Stroke Changed …
Nov. 7, 2019 Brian Chesky: How Airbnb is responding to a deadly shooting
Airbnb CEO and co-founder Brian Chesky talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the recent mass shooting at an Airbnb in …
Nov. 5, 2019 Stephanie Ruhle: Don't blame Mark Zuckerberg for inequality
MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new podcast Modern Ruhles, the Trump voters who get …
Nov. 3, 2019 The Google walkout organizers, one year later
In this special episode of Recode Decode, Kara Swisher checks in with some of the organizers of the Google walkout, …
Oct. 31, 2019 Edward Snowden: I don't want you to trust me
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he leaked highly classified information in 2013, why that …
Oct. 29, 2019 Ben Horowitz: Startups can learn a lot from samurai
Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Ben Horowitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of venture capital, diversity in tech, and …
Oct. 27, 2019 Bill Kristol: This is the "nightmare scenario" for 2024
Conservative analyst Bill Kristol talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the impeachment effort against President Trump, how politics has entered …
Oct. 24, 2019 Gary Cohn: Tech giants should be regulated as "data companies"
Gary Cohn, the former Director of the National Economic Council and former chief economic adviser to President Trump, talks with …
Oct. 22, 2019 Politics and tech onstage with "What the Constitution Means to Me" and "Right to Be Forgotten"
Recode's Kara Swisher talks to the creators of two new plays that intersect with tech issues: Heidi Schreck, the former …
Oct. 20, 2019 Ronan Farrow: Here's how predators like Harvey Weinstein covered their tracks
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and …
Oct. 19, 2019 Can A.I. teach you to write better?
If you like Recode Decode, we think you'll also like our newest podcast, Reset. Here's today's episode. Students across the …
Oct. 18, 2019 Ken Burns on "Country Music," digital documentaries, and why "there's no them, there's only us"
Filmmaker Ken Burns talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest documentary series "Country Music," in which he explores the …
Oct. 15, 2019 The inside story of the Cambridge Analytica scandal
Cambridge Analytica’s former business development director Brittany Kaiser talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her new book TARGETED: The Cambridge …
Oct. 13, 2019 Rosetta Stone President Matt Hulett on how to learn new languages and not forget them
Matt Hulett, the president of education company Rosetta Stone, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the company’s pivot away from …
Oct. 11, 2019 Disrupting real estate with OpenDoor CEO Eric Wu / Evite CEO Victor Cho on turning around a Web 1.0 company
Recode's Kara Swisher interviews two CEOs in this double-feature episode of Recode Decode: First, she speaks with OpenDoor CEO Eric …
Oct. 8, 2019 "Antisocial" author Andrew Marantz on how the far right hijacked the internet
Andrew Marantz, a staff writer at the New Yorker, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, Antisocial: Online …
Oct. 6, 2019 Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina: Trump is doing lasting damage to the Republican Party
Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of HP who ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, talks with Recode's …
Oct. 3, 2019 FEC Chair Ellen Weintraub on political paralysis, election security, and Trump's "voter fraud" fantasies
Federal Election Commission Chair Ellen Weintraub talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the FEC works, how it tries to …
Oct. 1, 2019 Obama's cybersecurity chief Michael Daniel: Facebook is an “intelligence officer’s wet dream”
Barack Obama's former cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel, now the CEO of the nonprofit Cyber Threat Alliance, talks with Recode’s Kara …
Sept. 29, 2019 FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter on Facebook's $5 billion fine, YouTube's COPPA violations, and the dangers of under-enforcement
Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, one of the FTC's two Democratic commissioners, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of antitrust …
Sept. 27, 2019 Senator Mark Warner on the Ukraine whistleblower, the end of anonymity, and the ongoing Russia investigation
Mark Warner, the senior US Senator from Virginia, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about several interconnected policy issues affecting the …
Sept. 24, 2019 Whistleblowers have never been more important — or more at risk, says Whistleblower Aid CEO John Tye
John Napier Tye, the founder and CEO of Whistleblower Aid, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how his non-profit law …
Sept. 22, 2019 Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder on Putin's crimes and DoNotPay CEO Josh Browder on robot lawyers for consumers
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder, a hedge fund manager turned human rights activist and his …
Sept. 20, 2019 "She Said" authors Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey on Harvey Weinstein's downfall and the unanswered questions of the #MeToo movement
New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new book, She Said: …
Sept. 17, 2019 Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman on H-1B immigration, the China trade war, and why teachers should be tax-exempt
Steve Schwarzman, the CEO of the private equity firm The Blackstone Group, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new …
Sept. 15, 2019 NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio on why tech can't solve all our problems, and how New York lost Amazon HQ2
Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York City, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he's still running for …
Sept. 12, 2019 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson on the problems with American capitalism, why she's not a "long shot," and being a religious Democrat
Author and spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her campaign to be the Democratic nominee for …
Sept. 10, 2019 The Wing CEO Audrey Gelman on women hiring women and why her company is different from WeWork
Audrey Gelman, the co-founder and CEO of women's coworking space The Wing, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's …
Sept. 8, 2019 Microsoft President Brad Smith: Fixing what Silicon Valley broke is every tech company's responsibility
Microsoft President Brad Smith talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, co-authored with Carol Ann Browne, Tools and …
Sept. 5, 2019 Why workers need to be part of the conversation about UBI and artificial intelligence
Former New York Times labor reporter Steve Greenhouse talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, Beaten Down, …
Sept. 3, 2019 Some CEOs try to be ethical. Most of them can't or won't, says "The Enlightened Capitalists" author James O'Toole.
James O'Toole, a professor emeritus at the University of Southern California, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his book, The …
Sept. 1, 2019 Psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt on how hidden biases shape our lives
Jennifer Eberhardt, professor of psychology at Stanford University, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her most recent book, Biased: Uncovering …
Aug. 29, 2019 Lime still wants to go public, says president Joe Kraus
Lime President Joe Kraus talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he came to Lime after a long career in …
Aug. 27, 2019 Gro Intelligence CEO Sara Menker on ag-tech and the future of farming
Gro Intelligence founder and CEO Sara Menker talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the growing field of agriculture technology and …
Aug. 25, 2019 Huawei's chief security officer in the US, Andy Purdy
Andy Purdy, the chief security officer for Huawei Technologies USA, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher. They discuss the trade and …
Aug. 22, 2019 CDA 230: The US law that shaped the internet, explained (and debated)
Recode's Kara Swisher convenes a panel of experts to talk about section 230 of the Communications Decency Act: cybersecurity law …
Aug. 20, 2019 "Cult of the Dead Cow" author Joe Menn on "good guy" hackers, cybercrime, and Beto O'Rourke
Writer Joe Menn talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, "Cult of the Dead Cow: How the …
Aug. 18, 2019 Index Ventures' Mike Volpi and Danny Rimer on global innovation and founder power
Mike Volpi and Danny Rimer, the co-founders of the San Francisco office of Index Ventures, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher. …
Aug. 15, 2019 Rep. Ro Khanna on Bernie Sanders, 2020 election interference, and pragmatic tech regulation
US Congressman Ro Khanna, who represents California's 17th district, joins Recode's Kara Swisher live onstage at Manny's in San Francisco …
Aug. 13, 2019 Andreessen Horowitz's Scott Kupor on the "secrets" of venture capital
Scott Kupor, the managing partner of Andreessen Horowitz, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Teddy Schleifer about his new book, …
Aug. 11, 2019 Why Silicon Valley loves "biohacking" and intermittent fasting
Inspired by the trendiness of intermittent fasting in the tech community, Kara Swisher's executive producer, Erica Anderson, talks with three …
Aug. 6, 2019 Stanford University's Larry Diamond on Russia, China, and the "new Cold War"
Larry Diamond, a professor at Stanford University and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
Aug. 4, 2019 Rep. Lauren Underwood on the impeachment debate, representing a swing district, and "toxic" 2020 candidates
Lauren Underwood, the US Congresswoman who represents Illinois' 14th district, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded …
Aug. 1, 2019 “The $300 textbook is dead” says Pearson CEO John Fallon
Pearson CEO John Fallon talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why the company is pivoting from print to digital textbooks. …
July 30, 2019 Democracy is for sale, says “The Great Hack” director Karim Amer
In this live interview, Recode's Kara Swisher talks with former Cambridge Analytica COO Julian Wheatland, early Facebook investor Roger McNamee, …
July 28, 2019 Megan Rapinoe still isn’t going to the White House, even if Trump invites her
On the 400th episode of Recode Decode, Megan Rapinoe, the co-captain of the US Women's National Soccer Team, talks with …
July 25, 2019 Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: “Would I love to see the government F our largest competitors? Yeah!”
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at Manny's in San Francisco. Huffman …
July 23, 2019 How Stitch Fix uses data to sell more clothes, and why CEO Katrina Lake hopes retail has a future
Stitch Fix founder and CEO Katrina Lake talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of fashion, how the company …
July 21, 2019 Rep. Adam Schiff on the Mueller investigation, deepfakes, and the dangers posed by Russia and China
Congressman Adam Schiff, who represents California’s 28th district and chairs the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
July 18, 2019 Why 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang doesn't want to break up Google
Entrepreneur and Venture for America founder Andrew Yang talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his campaign to be the Democratic …
July 16, 2019 Why Senator Michael Bennet believes he can win the presidency in 2020
Michael Bennet, the senior U.S. Senator from Colorado, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the intersection of social media and …
July 15, 2019 Mayor Pete Buttigieg on systemic racism, regulating tech, and the divided Democratic Party
Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his campaign for president of the …
July 11, 2019 Harley-Davidson CEO Matthew Levatich (Live at Code 2019)
Harley-Davidson president and CEO Matthew Levatich talks with Recode's Kara Swisher live onstage at the 2019 Code Conference. In this …
July 9, 2019 Writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner on Gwyneth Paltrow, "Fleishman Is in Trouble," and divorce in the age of Tinder
Writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her popular profiles of celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and her …
July 7, 2019 Journalist Carole Cadwalladr on Facebook, Brexit, and "techno-fascism"
Carole Cadwalladr, a reporter for the Guardian and Observer, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her investigations into the Cambridge …
July 4, 2019 Long-Term Stock Exchange founder Eric Ries (Live at Code 2019)
Eric Ries, the founder of the Long-Term Stock Exchange and author of The Lean Startup, talks with Vox.com's Ezra Klein …
July 3, 2019 "Russian Doll" star Natasha Lyonne and Netflix content VP Cindy Holland (Live at Code 2019)
Actor and producer Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll, Orange Is the New Black) and Netflix's vice president of original content Cindy …
June 30, 2019 Rockfeller Foundation president Raj Shah and Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon (Live at Code 2019)
In these interviews from the 2019 Code Conference, Rockfeller Foundation president Raj Shah and Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon talk …
June 27, 2019 Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian (Live at Code 2019)
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Jason Del Rey at the 2019 Code Conference. …
June 25, 2019 MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito on the problem with tech people who want to solve problems
Joichi "Joi" Ito, the director of the MIT Media Lab, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about engineers who over-simplify the …
June 23, 2019 Instagram's Adam Mosseri, Facebook's Andrew Bosworth, and former tech insiders on the outside (Live at Code 2019)
In these live interviews from the 2019 Code Conference, Casey Newton first talks to Instagram boss Adam Mosseri and Facebook's …
June 20, 2019 Fair Fight Action founder Stacey Abrams and CEO Lauren Groh-Wargo (Live at Code 2019)
Georgia politician Stacey Abrams and her former campaign manager Lauren Groh-Wargo, now the co-founders of Fair Fight Action, talk with …
June 18, 2019 RAICES immigration activists Jonathan Ryan and Erika Andiola (Live at Code 2019)
Jonathan Ryan and Erika Andiola, the CEO and chief advocacy officer at RAICES, talk with Vox.com's Ezra Klein at the …
June 16, 2019 Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy (Live at Code 2019)
Andy Jassy, the CEO of Amazon's cloud computing service AWS, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher at the 2019 Code Conference. …
June 13, 2019 Twitter's Vijaya Gadde and Kayvon Beykpour (Live at Code 2019)
Vijaya Gadde, who leads the legal and trust and safety teams at Twitter, and Periscope co-founder Kayvon Beykpour, who's now …
June 11, 2019 The Intercept's Mehdi Hasan on cowardly journalists, liberal racism, and impeaching Trump
Mehdi Hasan, a columnist at the Intercept and host of its weekly podcast Deconstructed, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher. In …
June 9, 2019 CNN's Jim Sciutto: "We're already in a war" with Russia and China
CNN's chief national security correspondent Jim Sciutto talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Shadow War: Inside …
June 4, 2019 Michele Madansky's new research into sexual harassment in the tech industry
Media market research consultant Michele Madansky talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about The Elephant in the Valley, her study into …
June 2, 2019 Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani on the real solutions to tech's diversity problems
Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the challenges facing women in the tech industry …
May 30, 2019 Susan Hockfield: The real answer to sustainable energy might be a virus-built battery
Former MIT president Susan Hockfield talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, The Age of Living Machines: How …
May 28, 2019 Investors Mark Cuban and Steve Case and talent agent Scooter Braun (Live)
In these live interviews recorded at the 2019 SALT Conference in Las Vegas, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to investors Mark …
May 26, 2019 DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg on how Congress (and you) can fix online privacy
DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher in this live conversation recorded at Made By We in New …
May 23, 2019 Facebook’s former security boss Alex Stamos and Twitter co-founder Ev Williams (Live)
Alex Stamos, the former Chief Security Officer at Facebook, and Ev Williams, the co-founder of Twitter and CEO of Medium, …
May 21, 2019 Anand Giridharadas on the phony philanthropy of tech billionaires
Winners Take All author Anand Giridharadas talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher in this live conversation recorded at Made By We …
May 19, 2019 Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse on why big banks should get into cryptocurrencies
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about bringing legitimate financial institutions into the formerly-sketchy world of blockchain …
May 16, 2019 How “Good to Great” author Jim Collins helped Amazon rescue itself
Jim Collins, the author of business books such as Built to Last and Good to Great, talks with Recode's Kara …
May 14, 2019 Preet Bharara on the Mueller report, Constitutional crises and Twitter fatigue
Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and host of the podcast Stay Tuned …
May 12, 2019 Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on surveillance, AI ethics, and how to regulate tech
In this live conversation recorded at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Recode's Kara Swisher talks with Ash Carter, the …
May 10, 2019 BONUS: Why Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants the government to break it up
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his recent New York Times op-ed, "It's Time to Break …
May 9, 2019 Esther Wojcicki on how she raised the CEOs of YouTube and 23andMe
Author and journalism educator Esther Wojcicki, Silicon Valley’s “mother of dragons,” talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, …
May 7, 2019 Sam Harris on religion, politics, and making "enemies" online.
Writer and podcaster Sam Harris talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his views on Islam, social media, and President Trump. …
May 5, 2019 Tristan Harris says tech is "downgrading" humanity — but we can fix it
Tristan Harris, the co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the latest problem he …
May 2, 2019 Scott Galloway on love, Chipotle, and the other forms of happiness
NYU professor and Pivot co-host Scott Galloway talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Algebra of Happiness. …
April 30, 2019 How Mayor London Breed wants Big Tech to help fix San Francisco
San Francisco Mayor London Breed talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at Manny's in the Mission …
April 28, 2019 Trash in space, diversity in STEM and artificial meat at TED 2019
Kara Swisher's executive producer, Erica Anderson, talks with four TED Fellows at the 2019 TED Conference in Vancouver. In this …
April 26, 2019 Journalist Julia Angwin on being fired from The Markup, investigating Facebook and data-based news
Julia Angwin, the former editor-in-chief of The Markup, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live podcast recorded in Washington, …
April 23, 2019 Why thinking about your death five times a day is good for you
WeCroak co-founder Hansa Bergwall talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his mobile app, which reminds users of death five times …
April 21, 2019 Why tech is "flunking" the diversity test
Venture capitalist and prominent activist Freada Kapor Klein, the founder of Kapor Capital, talks with Recode's Teddy Schleifer about diversity …
April 16, 2019 Ford CTO Ken Washington on self-driving cars, "creepy" AI and hovercrafts
Ford CTO Ken Washington talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about AI and autonomous vehicles in this live interview recorded at …
April 14, 2019 PBS CEO Paula Kerger on how to save public television from budget cuts
Paula Kerger, the president and CEO of PBS, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of public media as …
April 12, 2019 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says tech immunity "could be in jeopardy."
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about breaking up Big Tech, immigration, hate speech, …
April 9, 2019 "The Uninhabitable Earth" author David Wallace-Wells says tech is failing on climate change
Journalist David Wallace-Wells talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming. In this …
April 7, 2019 Meredith Whittaker and Kate Crawford: How AI could change your life
AI Now Institute founders Meredith Whittaker and Kate Crawford talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about artificial intelligence in this live …
April 2, 2019 Valerie Jarrett has some advice for Democrats running in 2020
Valerie Jarrett, who was a senior adviser to President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
March 31, 2019 Ashton Applewhite has a manifesto against ageism: "This Chair Rocks"
Writer and activist Ashton Applewhite talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against …
March 26, 2019 Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram explains the future of podcasts
Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of daily news podcasts and the future …
March 24, 2019 Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton and Deeds Not Words founder Wendy Davis (live at SXSW)
Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton and Deeds Not Words founder Wendy Davis talk with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live …
March 22, 2019 dtx CEO Tim Armstrong and Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra (live at An Evening With Code Commerce)
In this episode, you'll hear two interviews from the latest edition of An Evening With Code Commerce in Las Vegas: …
March 19, 2019 Richard Walker: The dark side of prosperity in San Francisco
Historian and urbanist Richard Walker, a professor emeritus at UC Berkeley, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his latest book, …
March 17, 2019 Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition (Live at SXSW 2019)
European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live audience at South by …
March 15, 2019 Senator Amy Klobuchar, 2020 U.S. presidential candidate
Amy Klobuchar, the senior U.S. Senator from Minnesota who is running for the Democratic Party's nomination in the 2020 presidential …
March 12, 2019 Kathy Griffin on the notorious photo that changed her life
Comedian Kathy Griffin talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the notorious photo shoot that got her investigated by the Secret …
March 10, 2019 YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki on child safety, toxic comments and the Google walkout
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at Lesbians Who Tech in San …
March 8, 2019 Hudson's Bay Company CEO Helena Foulkes on the future of retail stores
Hudson's Bay Company CEO Helena Foulkes talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at An Evening With …
March 5, 2019 Laurene Powell Jobs: Trump's rhetoric is "out of a dictator's playbook"
Laurene Powell Jobs, the founder of the Emerson Collective, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about journalism, VR, and activism. In …
March 3, 2019 Chamath Palihapitiya: People in Silicon Valley are deeply unhappy
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Teddy Schleifer about an “identity crisis” that pitted his …
March 1, 2019 News Media Alliance CEO David Chavern on the challenges facing the news business
David Chavern, the president and CEO of the nonprofit News Media Alliance, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about advocating on …
Feb. 26, 2019 Lora Haddock: Innovative sex toys aren't a joke
Lora DiCarlo CEO Lora Haddock talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the process of designing an innovative new sex toy …
Feb. 24, 2019 The history and future of "net art" with Rhizome artistic director Michael Connor
Michael Connor, the artistic director of the digital art community Rhizome, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the group's museum …
Feb. 19, 2019 Shoshana Zuboff: Surveillance capitalism is eroding democracy
Harvard Business School professor emerita Shoshana Zuboff talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, The Age of Surveillance …
Feb. 17, 2019 IAC chairman Barry Diller: "Hollywood is now irrelevant"
Barry Diller, the chairman of IAC and the Expedia Group, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of the …
Feb. 12, 2019 Center for Democracy and Technology CEO Nuala O'Connor on reforming Big Tech
Nuala O'Connor, the CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the group …
Feb. 10, 2019 Why "Zucked" author Roger McNamee turned against Facebook
Elevation Partners founding partner Roger McNamee talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, Zucked: Waking Up to the …
Feb. 5, 2019 “The Mastermind” author Evan Ratliff on how tech enabled a drug kingpin
Journalist and Pop-Up Magazine co-founder Evan Ratliff talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Mastermind: Drugs, Empire, …
Feb. 3, 2019 Spencer Stuart executive recruiter James Citrin on how to find great CEOs
James Citrin, the head of Spencer Stuart CEO Practice, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about placing top executives at companies …
Jan. 29, 2019 Early AOL exec Jean Case explains how to "Be Fearless"
Case Foundation CEO Jean Case, who was an early marketing and communications executive at AOL, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
Jan. 27, 2019 "The Job" author Ellen Shell on the increasingly automated future of work
Boston University professor Ellen Shell talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, The Job: Work and Its Future …
Jan. 25, 2019 Attorney Laura Wasser on making a "TurboTax for divorce"
Divorce attorney Laura Wasser talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about starting It's Over Easy, an online platform to help people …
Jan. 22, 2019 Basecamp CEO Jason Fried on overfunded startups and stressful workplaces
Basecamp CEO Jason Fried talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy …
Jan. 20, 2019 Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford on farmer-entrepreneurs, "agritech" and Rep. Steve King
Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about running a modern dairy and food company, which is …
Jan. 18, 2019 EFF boss Cindy Cohn and McSweeney's editor Claire Boyle on digital privacy and "the end of trust"
Cindy Cohn, the executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Claire Boyle, the managing editor of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, …
Jan. 15, 2019 Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on the "art and science" of the beauty business
In this live interview from the 92nd Street Y in New York City, Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss talks …
Jan. 13, 2019 CNN.com editor in chief Meredith Artley on digital media and earning the public's trust
CNN.com editor in chief Meredith Artley talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about overseeing some of the most popular news sites …
Jan. 11, 2019 99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn on digitizing creativity
99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about leading a design startup based in Australia. In this episode: …
Jan. 8, 2019 DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and COO Christopher Payne on the future of delivery
Tony Xu, the CEO and co-founder of DoorDash, and Christopher Payne, the COO, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about how …
Jan. 6, 2019 Serial Box CEO Molly Barton wants to change how you read
Molly Barton, the CEO and co-founder of serialized reading app Serial Box, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about trying to …
Jan. 4, 2019 Keith Rabois on innovation, Trump and Saudi Arabia
Khosla Ventures partner Keith Rabois talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the current startup and venture capital landscape, the Trump …
Jan. 1, 2019 Learn about Recode Decode with Kara Swisher
If you enjoyed this preview of Recode Decode with Kara Swisher, subscribe to the show for free on Apple Podcasts, …
Dec. 25, 2018 How Imgur avoids the ugliness of social media
Imgur CEO Alan Schaaf talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about starting the image-sharing site and moderating its content. In this …
Dec. 23, 2018 What's next for Amazon's Alexa? Maybe buying stuff for you automatically.
Bret Kinsella, the editor of the voice technology blog Voicebot.ai, talks with Recode’s Rani Molla about the future of virtual …
Dec. 18, 2018 Four magic words for entrepreneurs: ‘Do your fucking job.’
Scott Belsky, a venture partner at Benchmark and the chief product officer at Adobe, talks with Recode's Teddy Schleifer about …
Dec. 16, 2018 Why salad chain Sweetgreen thinks like a tech company
Jonathan Neman, the co-founder of fast food salad chain Sweetgreen, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's techie side …
Dec. 14, 2018 How Peter Jackson’s team made WWI footage look new
Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson talks about his new film, a World War I documentary with sound and color called "They …
Dec. 11, 2018 Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism
Vox.com founder and editor-at-large Ezra Klein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the press, social media and President Trump in …
Dec. 9, 2018 Why it's OK to be analog in a digital world
Framebridge CEO Susan Tynan talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about starting and running the online framing startup. In this episode: …
Dec. 7, 2018 Should Mark Zuckerberg fire himself?
Sam Altman, the president of YCombinator and co-chairman of OpenAI, joins Recode's Kara Swisher for this live interview at Manny's …
Dec. 5, 2018 NBC's Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell and Hallie Jackson (Live)
In this live interview recorded in Washington, D.C., Recode's Kara Swisher talks with three NBC and MSNBC journalists — Chuck …
Dec. 2, 2018 Facebook and Google are “the enemies of independent thought”
The Atlantic national correspondent Franklin Foer talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his book, "World Without Mind: The Existential Threat …
Nov. 27, 2018 Silicon Valley loves to break the rules. Is that a good thing?
University of Maryland professor and cultural psychologist Michele Gelfand talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Rule Makers, …
Nov. 25, 2018 How disinformation poisoned a ‘Facebook nation’
Rappler co-founder Maria Ressa talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about doing investigative journalism in the Philippines, where social media has …
Nov. 20, 2018 After 20,000 workers walked out, Google said it got the message. The workers disagree.
Six of the organizers of the Nov. 1 Google walkouts — Erica Anderson, Claire Stapleton, Meredith Whittaker, Stephanie Parker, Cecelia …
Nov. 18, 2018 Should the First Amendment apply to Facebook?
Jameel Jaffer, the executive director of Columbia University's Knight First Amendment Institute, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about free speech …
Nov. 13, 2018 Why nonprofits should think more like tech companies
Stanford lecturer Kathleen Kelly Janus talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her book, "Social Startup Success: How the Best Nonprofits …
Nov. 11, 2018 Sally Yates: Donald Trump is trying to corrupt the Justice Department
Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live audience at the AllRaise …
Nov. 6, 2018 The ‘bad ideas’ that broke American capitalism
Washington Post economics columnist Steven Pearlstein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Can American Capitalism Survive?: Why …
Nov. 4, 2018 Why the New York Times won’t sell itself to a billionaire
A.G. Sulzberger, the publisher of the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live audience …
Nov. 2, 2018 Elon Musk on Tesla’s crazy year, dying on Mars and taking Saudi money
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Tesla's turbulent 2018, when SpaceX will send its …
Oct. 28, 2018 'The Fixer' author Bradley Tusk
Tusk Ventures CEO Bradley Tusk returns to Recode Decode to talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The …
Oct. 19, 2018 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki
23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at the Rock Health Summit in …
Oct. 16, 2018 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Eric Garcetti, the twice-elected mayor of Los Angeles, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about politics in the city and California …
Oct. 14, 2018 AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky
AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the company's VPN app Hotspot Shield has led it …
Oct. 12, 2018 2U CEO Chip Paucek
2U CEO Chip Paucek talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of online college education. Learn more about your …
Oct. 9, 2018 Former Cisco CEO John Chambers
John Chambers, the former chairman and CEO of Cisco, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of startups and …
Oct. 5, 2018 Rep. Ro Khanna explains his internet bill of rights
Congressman Ro Khanna returns to Recode Decode to talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about his proposal for an "internet bill …
Oct. 2, 2018 'Winners Take All' author Anand Giridharadas
Author and journalist Anand Giridharadas talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, "Winners Take All: The Elite Charade …
Sept. 26, 2018 Jawbone Health CEO Hosain Rahman
Jawbone co-founder Hosain Rahman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's next act: A medical subscripton service called Jawbone …
Sept. 18, 2018 'Swiped' director Nancy Jo Sales
Journalist and author Nancy Jo Sales talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new HBO documentary, "Swiped: Hooking Up in …
Sept. 16, 2018 'AI Superpowers' author Kai-Fu Lee
Kai-Fu Lee, the CEO of Sinovation Ventures and former president of Google China, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his …
Sept. 4, 2018 Slack chief product officer April Underwood
April Underwood, the chief product officer at workplace collaboration platform Slack, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her career, diversity …
Aug. 28, 2018 'Temp' author Louis Hyman
Louis Hyman, an economic historian and professor at Cornell University, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Rani Molla about his …
Aug. 26, 2018 Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Make Magazine editor Mike Senese
Two of the godfathers of the maker movement — Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Make Magazine editor in chief …
Aug. 24, 2018 Haystack founder Semil Shah
Haystack founder and Lightspeed Ventures venture partner Semil Shah talks with Recode's Teddy Schleifer about breaking into the VC world …
Aug. 14, 2018 Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman
Robert Hohman, the co-founder and CEO of company-reviewing site Glassdoor, talks about how the company has evolved since its early …
July 29, 2018 'General Magic' directors Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude
Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new documentary, "General Magic," which tells the story …
July 27, 2018 'The Billionaire Raj' author James Crabtree
Journalist James Crabtree talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New …
July 24, 2018 WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg, the co-founder of WordPress, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the blogging platform has evolved in the …
July 22, 2018 'Valley of Genius' author Adam Fisher
Writer Adam Fisher talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new oral history, 'Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of …
July 18, 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: The Kara Swisher interview
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about a litany of issues, including the Cambridge Analytica scandal and …
July 1, 2018 Matt Cutts: Why more tech workers should come to D.C.
Matt Cutts, the acting administrator of the U.S. Digital Service, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how his team is …
June 17, 2018 Michael Barbaro, host of the New York Times podcast The Daily (Live)
Michael Barbaro, who hosts the hit podcast The Daily for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in …
June 10, 2018 U.S. Senator Mark Warner (Live at Code 2018)
Mark Warner, the senior United States Senator from Virginia, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka at the 2018 …
June 1, 2018 Snap CEO Evan Spiegel (Live at Code 2018)
Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and CEO of Snapchat maker Snap, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher at the 2018 Code Conference. …
May 22, 2018 How to succeed in tech: Be lucky and ruthless
Author Corey Pein talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “Live Work Work Work Die: A Journey Into …
May 20, 2018 John Carreyrou on lies and 'Bad Blood' at Theranos
Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Bad Blood: Secrets and …
May 15, 2018 Michael Pollan: LSD and other psychedelics inspired some of Silicon Valley’s greatest inventions
Journalist and author Michael Pollan talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “How to Change Your Mind: What …
May 13, 2018 John Doerr: How to run your company like Bill Gates or Bono
John Doerr, the chairman of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and …
May 11, 2018 How 'Microtrends' affect everything, from marriage to Trump
Former political strategist and pollster Mark Penn talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Microtrends Squared: The New …
May 8, 2018 Tech execs are ‘weenies,’ Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario says
Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about why her company is suing President Donald Trump, and why …
May 1, 2018 Ronan Farrow on ‘War on Peace,’ Harvey Weinstein and winning a Pulitzer
Investigative journalist Ronan Farrow talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy …
April 27, 2018 New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo explains the 'Frightful Five'
Farhad Manjoo, a technology columnist for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live …
April 17, 2018 The ‘invisible startups’ of LA Tech (Mark Suster, managing partner, Upfront Ventures)
Upfront Ventures Managing Partner Mark Suster talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about leading the oldest and largest venture capital firm …
April 1, 2018 Former White House advisor Valerie Jarrett: Trump won. What now?
Valerie Jarrett, a former senior advisor to President Obama, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher at South by Southwest 2018. Jarrett …
March 20, 2018 Therapist Esther Perel: Tinder and Instagram are 'crippling' our relationships
Sex and relationship therapist Esther Perel, the host of the podcast "Where Should We Begin?", talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
March 4, 2018 Is 'Uber meets Harvard' the future of learning?
GLG President and CEO Alexander Saint-Amand talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about running a learning platform for investors and business …
Feb. 27, 2018 Why Katie Couric left Yahoo
Journalist Katie Couric and Recode’s Kara Swisher talk about their careers in journalism, as well as social media, job automation, …
Feb. 25, 2018 Can an alt-weekly newspaper survive in 2018?
Entrepreneur and investor Mark Ein talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his recent purchase of the Washington City Paper, an …
Feb. 16, 2018 HuffPost editor in chief Lydia Polgreen (Live at Code Media 2018)
Lydia Polgreen, the editor in chief of HuffPost — the website formerly known as The Huffington Post — talks with …
Jan. 28, 2018 Social media can't surprise us anymore (Chuck Todd, moderator, 'Meet the Press')
NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he's evolving what it means to be …
Jan. 16, 2018 Where’s the money in online comedy? (Gregg Spiridellis, CEO, JibJab)
JibJab CEO Gregg Spiridellis talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Chorus CEO Dick Costolo about how the company has adapted …
Jan. 9, 2018 I quit Google to be a comedian (Sarah Cooper, author, "100 Tricks To Appear Smart in Meetings”)
Comedian Sarah Cooper talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Chorus CEO Dick Costolo about why she left a career in …
Jan. 7, 2018 How to fix your company's culture (Patty McCord, author, "Powerful")
Patty McCord, the former chief talent officer at Netflix and author of that company's famous "culture deck," talks with Recode's …
Dec. 17, 2017 Silicon Valley is threatening democracy (Noam Cohen, author, 'The Know-It-Alls')
Author and former New York Times columnist Noam Cohen talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The Know-It-Alls: …
Dec. 12, 2017 The future of the audio industry (Andrew Mason, CEO, Descript)
Andrew Mason, the founder and former CEO of Groupon, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Casey Newton about …
Dec. 5, 2017 Elon Musk was once like you (Daniel Gross, partner, Y Combinator)
Y Combinator Partner Daniel Gross talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and The Verge's Casey Newton about why he returned to …
Nov. 5, 2017 A 'magical formula' for better decision-making (Ray Dalio, author, 'Principles: Life and Work')
Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new …
Oct. 29, 2017 Why I'm not afraid of Amazon (David Rosenblatt, CEO, 1stdibs)
1stdibs CEO David Rosenblatt explains how his company, a marketplace for rare luxury products, made the transition from an advertising …
Oct. 8, 2017 Why Shonda Rhimes left ABC for Netflix (Live)
ShondaLand CEO Shonda Rhimes, the TV producer behind hits like "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away With Murder," …
Oct. 1, 2017 “Free speech” is cheap (Ellen Pao, author, “Reset”)
Investor Ellen Pao talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her new book, “Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change,” …
Sept. 17, 2017 Why one investor is 'cringing' at tech IPOs (Maha Ibrahim, general partner, Canaan)
Maha Ibrahim, a general partner at Canaan Partners, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her more than 17 years in …
Sept. 3, 2017 The race for self-driving cars is on (Chris Urmson, CEO, Aurora)
Chris Urmson, the CEO of Aurora and former CTO of self-driving cars at Google, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
Aug. 27, 2017 Venture capital is headed for a ‘huge, rude awakening' (Chamath Palihapitiya, CEO, Social Capital)
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of capitalism and investing, which he says …
Aug. 20, 2017 The future of tech jobs in coal country
Recode’s Kara Swisher heads to Louisville, Ky., to talk about the future of work with a panel of local-minded techies: …
Aug. 13, 2017 Lyft will always have human drivers (Taggart Matthiesen, director of product, Lyft)
Lyft Director of Product Taggart Matthiesen talks with Recode’s Johana Bhuiyan about the ride-hailing company’s push into self-driving cars. Matthiesen …
July 25, 2017 How Uber is trying to fix itself (Frances Frei, SVP of leadership and strategy, Uber)
Live onstage: Uber SVP Frances Frei talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the future of the beleaguered ride-hailing company. Frei …
July 16, 2017 How humans and AI can work together (Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO, PARC)
PARC CEO Tolga Kurtoglu talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about leading the iconic Silicon Valley research and development firm, formerly …
June 11, 2017 Google is God, Facebook is love and Amazon will be worth $1 trillion (Scott Galloway, founder, L2)
L2 founder and New York University professor Scott Galloway talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the biggest companies in …
May 7, 2017 Sheryl Sandberg on setbacks, grief and 'Option B'
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Option B," which she wrote after the …
April 30, 2017 How 'Dear Evan Hansen' brought social media to Broadway
Stacey Mindich and Steven Levenson, the producer and book writer of "Dear Evan Hansen," talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
April 3, 2017 Don’t have anything nice to say? Say it! (Kim Malone Scott, author, ‘Radical Candor’)
"Radical Candor" author and CEO coach Kim Malone Scott talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how to be a better …
March 5, 2017 How to beat Amazon (Ron Johnson, CEO, Enjoy)
Enjoy CEO Ron Johnson talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his long career in commerce, including 15 years at Target, …
Feb. 19, 2017 Uber's looming 'existential crisis' (Brad Stone, author, 'The Upstarts’)
Bloomberg Tech journalist Brad Stone talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, "The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and …
Jan. 29, 2017 How you get addicted to apps (Tristan Harris, founder, Time Well Spent)
Time Well Spent founder Tristan Harris talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the persuasive techniques and tricks used by companies …
Jan. 22, 2017 Social media makes us miserable (Tim Ferriss, author, "Tools of Titans")
"The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tools of Titans" author Tim Ferriss talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his newest book, which …
Jan. 8, 2017 You don't need to own all your clothes (Jennifer Hyman, CEO, Rent the Runway)
Rent the Runway CEO and co-founder Jennifer Hyman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Jason Del Rey about her 50-year …
Jan. 1, 2017 Doctors should think like mechanics (Othman Laraki, CEO, Color)
Color Genomics co-founder and CEO Othman Laraki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why we're on the verge of a …
Dec. 27, 2016 Can social media bring us together again after ripping us apart? (Orkut Büyükkökten, Founder, Hello)
Social networking pioneer Orkut Büyükkökten talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the eponymous social site, Orkut, which he built inside …
Dec. 11, 2016 Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: A 'toxic minority' ruins social media for everyone
Reddit CEO and co-founder Steve Huffman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he covertly edited the posts of some …
Nov. 20, 2016 Satirizing Silicon Valley: 'I wanted to hit a nerve,' says Sunil Rajaraman
The Bold Italic CEO Sunil Rajaraman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about "This Is Your Life in Silicon Valley," a …
Oct. 30, 2016 Foursquare wants to make 'Her' a reality (Dennis Crowley and Jeff Glueck, co-founder and CEO, Foursquare)
Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley and CEO Jeff Glueck talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the location intelligence company is …
Oct. 25, 2016 How Time Warner ruined AOL (Ted Leonsis, Founder, Revolution Growth)
Revolution Growth founder and partner Ted Leonsis talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about being a longtime executive at AOL and …
Oct. 23, 2016 'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail: Hackers are more interesting than hacking
"Mr. Robot" creator Sam Esmail talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his hit TV show, whose star Rami Malek recently …
Oct. 11, 2016 'Iron Man' director Jon Favreau on pushing virtual reality to the limit
Jon Favreau, the actor and director known for films such as "Swingers," "Iron Man" and "The Jungle Book," talks with …
Oct. 9, 2016 'The Late Late Show' host James Corden hates 'the cloud'
James Corden, host of "The Late Late Show" on CBS and viral video star, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
March 27, 2016 Wall Street Doesn't 'Get' Online Lending ... Yet. (Renaud Laplanche, CEO, Lending Club)
Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche talks with Kara Swisher about the benefits of online financial services in a world that …
March 13, 2016 You Can Be Hacked From Anywhere (Orion Hindawi, CEO, Tanium)
Tanium CEO Orion Hindawi talks with Re/code's Arik Hesseldahl about why it's easier than ever for hackers to strike at …
March 6, 2016 Ash Carter, United States Secretary of Defense
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter talks with Kara Swisher about his efforts to unite the Pentagon and Silicon Valley …
Feb. 14, 2016 Hadi Partovi, CEO, Code.org
Code.org CEO Hadi Partovi talks with Kara Swisher about how he discovered his love for programming, and how Steve Jobs' …
Feb. 10, 2016 Andrew Jarecki, "The Jinx" Director
Andrew Jarecki joins Peter Kafka to talk about the success of true-crime documentary series such as "Making a Murderer," "Serial" …
Feb. 3, 2016 Chet Kanojia, Starry CEO
Starry CEO Chet Kanojia, formerly the founder and CEO of Aereo, is back with another startup aimed at taking on …
Jan. 27, 2016 Nick Denton, Gawker Media Founder, and Jason Epstein, Investor
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton and new board member Jason Epstein, who just bought a minority share of the company, …
Jan. 24, 2016 John Zimmer, Lyft President
Lyft President John Zimmer sits down with Kara Swisher to talk about the company's transition from ridesharing to autonomous cars, …
Jan. 20, 2016 Shani Hilton, BuzzFeed Executive Editor of News
BuzzFeed’s Executive Editor of News Shani Hilton talks with Peter Kafka about how she rose to a leadership role within …
Jan. 14, 2016 Chris Altchek, Mic CEO
Mic CEO Chris Altchek talks with Peter Kafka about building a news site for millennials and why such a thing …
Jan. 7, 2016 Albert Wenger, Union Square Ventures Partner
Union Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger talks with Peter Kafka about being an investor at a time of bubble anxiety …
Nov. 10, 2015 Aaron Levie, Box CEO; Android vs. iOS
Box CEO Aaron Levie talks with Kara Swisher about the next wave of enterprise companies and why having $80,000 is …
July 8, 2015 Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield, Apple Music
Kara Swisher interviews Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield, Lauren Goode talks about Apple Music and more. Learn more about your ad …